Though whole of the South African team a great sporting country and their gentleman-ship is none to other. Dale Steyn, the South African speedster, is all-times smiling personality in the field. You rarely see him getting angry on or off the field. Steyn is currently representing Melbourne Stars in Big Bash League. Even at the age of 36, the speedster is a potent force with the ball and is having a great tournament down under.
In possibly his last match of this Big Bash season, Dale Steyn produced a hilarious moment that will be in everyone’s memory for a long time. Themoment came in the 19th match of Big Bash League this season, which was being played between Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades in Melbourne.
It all happened on the second delivery of the last over when Renegades all–rounder Will Sutherland missed a straight delivery from Steyn. It was at this time that Andrews down the striker’s end in an attempt to sneak a leg bye.
In the first innings of the game, on the second delivery of the last over when Renegades all-rounder Will Sutherland missed a straight delivery from Steynand was hit on pads. On watching the ball dribbling away, the batsman at the non-striker end tried to sneak a leg bye. However, Sutherland, who was unaware of where the ball was, did not responded to the Andrews call. Andrews was too far down till the time he realised that Sutherland will not go for run.
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Meanwhile, Stars’ wicket-keeper Peter Handscomb threw the ball back to Steyn, and Steyn had all the time in the world to affect the run-out. And to everyone’s surprise, the 36-year old player choose to tease Andrews a little bit before finally disturbing the bails. This caused a lot of after among the audience.
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Earlier, Stars captain Glenn Maxwell won the toss elected to field first, their bowlers did a commendable job as they restricted Renegades to 142/9 in their allotted quota of 20 overs.
Chasing a 143-run target, Stars chased down the target in the penultimate over with star all-rounder Marcus Stoinis (68* off 55) scoring a half-century and he was well supported by their captain Maxwell (40*) as the duo shared a 68-runmatch-winning stand for the third wicket.